Drug Information, Emergency Medicine, Medication Use Safety, Toxicology/Poison Control
Pharmacy, Pharmacy Manager
The University of Utah College of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Utah Poison Control Center is seeking nominations and applications for a pharmacist and clinical toxicologist for Executive Director, Utah Poison Control Center with a clinical track faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience. The position will start late fall 2019.
The executive director is responsible for overall leadership and direction of the Utah Poison Control Center. The Utah Poison Control Center, established in 1954, is a program of the State of Utah, administratively housed in the Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy. The UPCC serves the entire state of Utah. This position reports to the Chair, Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy and the Utah Poison Control Center Advisory Board of Directors.
Responsibilities of the position are summarized below:
Administrative (60%): The executive director provides leadership and strategic direction for the Utah Poison Control Center and oversees a staff of approximately 25 people.
Teaching (30%): The faculty member will be expected to teach clinical toxicology content in the didactic curriculum of the College of Pharmacy and will serve as preceptor of record for the pharmacy students who rotate through the UPCC.
Scholarship (5%): Faculty are expected to participate in producing scholarly works, which may include clinical research, outcomes research, review articles, book chapters, and case reports. Presentations at local, regional, and national meetings are also expected.
Service (5%): Participation on college, department, and university committees is expected. In addition, faculty members serve as advisors to student organizations, and are expected to be active in local and national professional service.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For further information regarding the Utah Poison Control Center, visit the following website: www.utahpoisoncontrol.org. For more information about the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, please visit the following website: www.pharmacy.utah.edu.
Application and Inquiries: Interested candidates should apply online by submitting an application, cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a teaching statement
Inquiries about the position may be directed to Shaylyce Mays, Office Assistant at Shaylyce.Mays@pharm.utah.edu.
The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Applicants must be board certified in clinical toxicology through the American Board of Applied Toxicology.
Applicants must demonstrate excellence in toxicology and a commitment to quality poison information services. In addition, candidates should demonstrate strong desire for teaching and scholarship in an academic environment. Pharmacist licensure or eligibility for licensure in Utah is required. Poison center administrative experience is preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About University of Utah College of Pharmacy
University of Utah Health is the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system, combining excellence in patient care, the latest in medical research, and teaching to provide leading-edge medicine in a caring and personal setting. The system provides care for residents of Utah and the five surrounding states in a referral area encompassing more than 10 percent of the continental United States.
Whether it’s for routine care or highly specialized treatment in orthopedics, stroke, ophthalmology, cancer, radiology, fertility, cardiology, genetic-related diseases, organ transplant, or many other areas of medicine, University of Utah Health offers the latest technology and advancements, including some services available nowhere else in the region.
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